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Do SNAP Work Requirements Work?

Do SNAP Work Requirements Work?

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act waived Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) work requirements nationally in 2010 and broadened the eligibility for receiving waivers in subsequent years for Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWD). From 2011 to 2016, many states voluntarily imposed work requirements, while other areas became ineligible for waivers because of improved economic conditions. Did the work requirements increase …

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Reminder: Nomination Deadlines for Board and Awards Set for Friday, March 1st

Reminder: Nomination Deadlines for Board and Awards Set for Friday, March 1st

Nominations for IAWP Officers President Elect and Vice President as well as four Directors at Large positions (2 one-year terms, 2 two-year terms) are set for Friday, March, 1st 2019 at 5:00 PM EST. To submit a nomination, please complete all sections of the nomination form here AND attach required documents. Incomplete nominations will not be reviewed by the Nominations Committee. Please see the minimum qualifications …

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Study: Banning Criminal Conviction Questions on Job Applications Increases Hiring of Ex-Prisoners

Study: Banning Criminal Conviction Questions on Job Applications Increases Hiring of Ex-Prisoners

Former prisoners have a better chance of getting hired if a job application doesn't include questions about criminal history, according to new employment research from Case Western Reserve University. In fact, the practice known as "banning the box" (as in, the box job applicants are asked to check to indicate criminal convictions) increased employment of residents in high-crime U.S. neighborhoods …

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